6th Grade Word List - Math

Words for students of 6th Grade, the page is for math words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 6th Grade academic classes.
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 6th Grade: 6th Grade Word List - Math (List 1)
base number
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the number that is going to be raised to a power
circumference
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boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
complement
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complete; consummate; make perfect
convert
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change something into another form; transform
coordinate plane
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coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates
diameter
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length of straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
evaluate
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judge; examine and judge carefully; appraise
factorization
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the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
non-terminating decimal
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a decimal numeral that does not terminate in an infinite sequence
numerical expression
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combines numbers, variables, or constants using operators
pi
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the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter; equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
plane figure
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a two-dimensional shape
prime factor
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the prime factors of a quantity are all of the prime quantities that will exactly divide the given quantity
radius
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right line drawn or extending from the center of a circle to the periphery
reciprocal
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concerning each of two or more persons or things; exchangeable; interacting
sequences
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the action of following in order; serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
similarity
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the quality of being similar
simplify
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make simple; make less complex; make clear by giving the explanation for
square units
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unit used to measure area
substitution
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the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another; an event in which one thing is substituted for another
supplement
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add as something seems insufficient; complement; extension; addition
terminating decimal
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a number that stops dividing after a number of decimal points and is as a result a rational number